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good morning, america. breaking overnight. swallowed up. the massive sinkhole, opening up under a popular florida resort. windows cracking. more evacuated. we're live at the scene. breaking new details on the dramatic end to a six-day hostage ordeal. 16-year-old hannah anderson rescued after an fbi shootout. the heroes on horseback who found her speak out this morning. i wanted to dedicate this award to cory. >> a surprise appearance by "glee" star lea michele, speaking out for the first time, about her love and the loss of her boyfriend, co-star cory monteith. why no one expected this heartfelt tribute right now. and carrie underwood is here, live, like you have never
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seen her before. she says hosting "gma" has been her dream. now, she's heading into the anchor chair with us. >> hey, everybody, are you ready for a good morning, america? good morning, america. all of our viewers in the west. robin and sam off today. great to have ginger here. lara to my right. different angle. we have a lot to get to this morning. including the latest the alarming sinkhole outside of orlando. >> we have live shots right now, from our sister station, wftv, over the huge sinkhole. josh is here with the latest josh? we're going to take a look again at video, it shows that
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sinkhole swallowing a resort villa, not far from disney world. people woke up in the middle of the night to a great cracking sound and word spread that the building was starting to collapse. everybody was told to get out and fast. another section of that complex is also sinking. all of this happening just a few miles outside of orlando, in the town of clermont. they had no warning. first the lights went out and then chaos. >> we heard some shaking, glass breaking. we thought maybe it was kids running up and down the hall. way. >> reporter: within seconds this massive crack had opened in the foundation. caused by a 40 to 50-feet-wide sinkhole that opened beneath the building. as the building grew, people became more desperate to
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collapsed. -- escaped. >> reporter: by 3:00 a.m., an entire section of the resort villa, a complex of some dozen apartments just west of disney world had collapsed. the entire building tilting dangerously to one side. >> right now, the three-story building looks like a two-story building and it's just -- utter chaos. >> reporter: this morning, emergency crews evacuated another villa nearby, not sure of the stability of the ground. thankfully, everyone did escape the villa safely before the building collapsed. take a look at that as dawn breaks in clermont. so far, it does not appear to be growing wider which is helping crews as they try to stabilize the area. meanwhile, a major announcement from attorney eric holder. he wants to change how low-level
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drug offenders are prosecuted. the goal is to ease prison overcrowding, save money and correct what holder calls unfairness in the system. he's revealing his plan today in san francisco. and asiana airlines is offering $10,000 to each survivor of the crash last last month in san francisco. asiana airlines says that accepting the payout will not prevent passengers from suing the company. meanwhile, in virginia, glare from the sun blamed for what you see here. a massive highway pileup, 41 cars and trucks smashing into each other on i-81. cars ended up on top of each other. but no major injuries were reported. and a narrow escape caught on camera here. a car careening into a parking lot in california, nearly plowing down those three men you see there. the car going about 60 miles an hour. police are investigating what caused the crash. and, finally, let's hope
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president obama's golf game improves as he enjoys vacation on martha's vineyard. got off to bit of a rough start. reporters were watching. as he rolled the first attempt on the first green. and left that short. and then, oh, that second one. oh, boy. you know, if the president -- he picks it up after that one. >> does he get a mulligan? >> geez. >> the president gets whatever he wants. >> a rough foursome there. so, a three-putt on hole 1. look at that. not like he wasn't trying. that is body english. >> is that a move to get it in? >> apparently. boy, hey, president obama, if we play, you can pick that up. that's all i'm saying. >> wise move. wise move. >> who wants cameras watching them on the golf course? >> you know how hard that is. that's terrible. i can't do it when one guy and a raccoon is watching. we're going to turn now to
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the rescue of hannah anderson. now reunited with her father after a massive manhunt that stretched from southern california all the way to idaho. ryan owens is in boise with the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning to you, george. hannah is with her father this morning. and we're told that she's in good shape, at least physically. all thanks to those horgback riders who tip blew this case wide open. it wasn't just those heroes in uniform who saved hannah anderson. >> hannah's coming home. >> reporter: it was also these sharp-eyed civilians on horseback. >> just had a gut feeling about him. >> reporter: these four came across the 16-year-old and her 40-year-old accused kidnapper james dimaggio last week in the rugged backwoods of idaho. they said that hannah was wearing pajamas, appeared scared, kept looking away, and muttered, i think we're all in trouble now. when they saw the teen's picture on tv, they called police. and hundreds of federal agents
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descended on the woods. first spotting dimaggio's car friday morning. police just released these pictures of how he tried to cover it up with limbs and brush. saturday, from the air, they discovered a campsite. to surprise dimaggio, members of the fbi hostage rescue team jumped from a helicopter and hiked 2 1/2 treacherous hours. the fbi will not detail what happened next, except to say that dimaggio was given several chances to surrender before they shot him saturday evening. california police said that he just didn't kidnapped hannah. the one-time close family friend murdered her mother and 8-year-old brother. their bodies found in his burning house in san diego county. and this may be the strangest case of like father like son you have ever heard. in 1989, a newspaper reported that james dimaggio sr. was arrested for breaking into a home and holding a 16-year-old at gunpoint.
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police say the girl, the same age as hannah, escaped through a bathroom window. there's more. family friends say dimaggio's dad committed suicide on august the 10th, all those years ago. the very same day his son was killed by the fbi. >> there's definitely something that snapped. and the only thing that makes sense is this correlation with the date of his father's suicide. >> reporter: hannah's grandparents, her family, her friends are eager for her homecoming in san diego. they'll be celebrating that she's home but that will be tempered by the fact that she's also mourning her mother and her little brother. george? >> thanks, ryan. joining us now, those hero horseback riders. thank you all for getting up so early for us. this morning,
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with you, just take us to that moment when you realized this might be hannah anderson. >> well, we never realized it might be them until the next day. when we got home and seen the amber flash on the television. >> what were those red flags that caught your eye? >> they just didn't fit in that kind of country. you know, they said that they were back-country people in california. but they sure didn't fit out there in those idaho mountains. they weren't dressed correctly. they just didn't fit. it looked like a square peg going in a round hole. >> what were they doing when you came upon them? >> they just stepped off the side of the trail so they wouldn't spook the horses and so we could go by. but they were extremely quiet. didn't want to engage in any kind of conversation. kind of had a -- a bad look on their face. >> a bad look. mike, you had this gut feeling that something wasn't right? >> i seen a lot of fear in her eyes.
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and i didn't like what i seen in his eyes. so, that put up a major red flag for me. >> so, christa, what did you all say to each other as you started to realize what was going on? >> we all concurred, it was a teenage daughter was made to go on a trip with her dad and was very unhappy about it. she was not happy to be there. >> did it appear that she had been hurt at all? >> no. >> no. >> other than her feet. >> she was really tired. they came a long way in some real rough country packing some large rucksacks on their backs. and the other red flag was that those rucksacks looked brand-new. they were pretty heavy. her feet were sore. >> he didn't really have much to say? he didn't want to talk?
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>> no, neither one of them wanted to talk. they were quite reserved. and that's not like most people in the back country because, in the back country, when you meet somebody, you want to share the experience, share the terrain. >> i had asked him what ever made him pick this remote area. he said, last year she got to pick. and she picked los angeles and hollywood, and he said, this year was my turn. so that was a plausible answer for their being back there. >> i know that you'll have the chance to meet hannah and her father today. what's the most important thing you want to tell them? >> we're extremely happy for them that everything turned out right and hannah gets to go back home and be with her folks. >> i just want to give her a hug. because i have granddaughters. i can just about imagine how happy they are to have her back. >> i'll bet you they are. and it wouldn't have happened without all of you. thank you for your time this morning. >> thank you. that reunion only possible because of those heroes. >> absolutely.
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>> really something. now we turn to the wet weather leading to flooding in so many parts of the country. and more rain expected, again today. ginger zee is in for sam this morning with a look at that. the colorado springs area hit so hard is also in the zone again? >> right, that same town, manitou springs, under a flash flood watch. this is brand new. they'll be under watch this afternoon and evening. a huge part of the country slammed last week, also under watch going through tomorrow. so, a lot of rain to talk about. it's this. this spike in a river gauge that quickly shows you how in less than 15 minutes, ten feet of water comes slamming down. >> this is the most terrifying thing i have ever seen. i can't stop shaking. this is god's power. >> reporter: one person is dead. the search for another is on after furious flash flooding mauled manitou springs, colorado. >> oh, my god. those poor people. >> please don't get out. >> reporter: watch the moment as 70-year-old glen dotson decides whether or not to jump.
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>> he's got to know he's better off in the car. >> reporter: from his car into the black furious floodwaters gushing down the road. and he goes for it. >> he just fell down. >> walls of mud and water came right at me. and then, the next thing i knew, cars were flying past me. i had a pickup just barely miss me. and it looked like one of them was going to get me for sure. >> reporter: today, he's safe. but he says he may not have made it had it not been for ben tilghman, who was stranded in his own car, reaching out at that crucial second to help. >> he was in shock. being a medic, i know you talk him down. we're together. you're not getting out of the car until it's time. i'm going to take care of you. >> reporter: on that same highway, one man lost his life. 53-year-old john collins. his car, not far from him. this morning, this mountain town
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just six miles from colorado springs, is caked in up to half a foot of mud. that raging water leaving this graveyard of muddy wrecks and a community on edge. now, a huge factor in why this all happened. the waldo canyon fire of last year. that area is completely scarred by the burn. and that affects them so big. this is their third and worst of the year. it could happen again. >> feeling for them. >> okay, ginger, thanks. we're going to turn to politics now. the next presidential race heating up already. the key state of iowa, playing host to a lot of candidates this weekend. abc's jon karl is there tracking it for us. iowa gets early attention. nothing like this. >> that's right, george. the president may be on vacation this week, but those thinking about trying to replace him are taking no rest. the iowa state fair. from cows made of butter to tractor pulls. it's a great artery-clogging tradition that never fails to attract presidential wannabes.
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rick santorum is already back. he won the iowa caucuses last time. >> we're obviously excited to be here. >> reporter: also there, none other than donald trump. trying to sound like a presidential candidate. >> i have always loved iowa because the people of iowa are hardworking people. very conservative republican. i'm pro-life. traditional marriage. second amendment 100%. >> reporter: backstage, trump told us that there's no limit to how much he would spend if he runs. the modern presidential campaign could be half a million dollars. >> or more. if i get it, i would spend whatever it took. >> reporter: it's hard to take trump seriously when he's still raising questions about the president's birth certificate. you don't still question whether he was born in the united states, do you? >> i have no idea. >> reporter: trump told these conservatives that they should be really worried about hillary clinton. >> i just said --
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it's going to be in my opinion, a tougher race than the last race. you better get your act together, republicans, because it's going to be tough to beat hillary. >> reporter: and hillary supporters were also in iowa. laying the groundwork for what they hope will be an historic moment. >> that moment in 2017 when we all get to say, madame president to hillary rodham clinton. >> reporter: and we learned of another high-profile political visit coming up to iowa. none other than vice president joe biden. he's going to be traveling to iowa next month going to the very same political event that barack obama made his political debut in iowa at, in 2006, as a senator. george, the message from the biden camp is, for all the talk of hillary, don't forget about joe. >> no question about it. okay, jon, thanks very much. >> madame president. all right. and we move on now to the find of a lifetime for a
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12-year-old boy. he was on vacation with his family in arkansas. when, oh, he discovered a true diamond in the rough. abc's john muller has the story. >> reporter: when michael's family stopped at this arkansas state park called the crater of diamonds, he wasn't expecting much. >> they tell you you'll find these little diamonds that are so small. so, i kind of expected maybe to get a couple of those. >> reporter: instead, in a state best known for little rock, the 12-year-old found an enormous rock. >> we were probably there around ten minutes. i was just looking around the ground. i found it on top. it was glassy. very smooth. didn't look like anything else around it. >> reporter: but he and his parents didn't realize he found a real diamond in the rough. >> we all looked at it and kind of dismissed it. later on in the day, when we were ready to quit, we let the kids go to the rock identification people by themselves. >> when i brought the rock out of the bag, the guy who was there, he just got bug-eyed. he said, hold on a second, i need to take this to the back room.
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so then, people came from everywhere. it's a big diamond, they said. >> reporter: not just big. one for the record books. more than 5 carats. appraisers now say it could be worth as much as $15,000. >> if it can get cut and is valuable, i would probably have it cut and sell it. if not, well, then, it's a great souvenir. >> reporter: while it might not be the largest stone found there, a distinction that belongs to a 40-carat rock found years ago. it's still not a bad souvenir. especially for a rainy day. >> it was actually a rainy morning. we were thinking of not going. it's just amazing how much attention a 5-carat diamond brings. >> reporter: for abc news, john muller, new york. >> now, i know where we're going next year on a summer vacation. >> we were watching videos on our rainy mornings. >> ginger zee in for sam and talking about a lot of wet weather. >> josh said, hey, that is happening right behind us.
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this is a stray shower. but a lot of rain to talk about. here's what i want to show you. because a huge portion of the country that has already been so wet going to get it again. that's 2 to 3 inches from memphis east of oklahoma city and south of nashville. here's the storms for the northeast for the next two days. god monday morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area microclimate forecast.
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brighter and warmer temperatures this afternoon. we'll have some late clouds and some coastal drizzle tonight so you may be able to see the meteor shower. summer warmth for the better part of the seven-day forecast. low to mid-60s along the coast into san francisco, 67 at richmond, low to mid-70s around the bay shore and upper 70s to mid-80s as you head inland. we'll fall >> the warm, you have the muggy conditions, stormy in the northeast. but i have to tell you, in los angeles, they have not had an 80-degree day in more than two weeks. >> slow clap. >> so, how about that? >> slow clap making it better. coming up on "gma" -- brand-new pictures of usher's son recovering right now and the latest from the custody battle. and the bizarre murder for hire plot. the bank executive planning a hit on his wife of more than 20 years. and "glee" star lea michele, her tearful first speech since her boyfriend passed away. and there she is. carrie underwood getting ready
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a male passenger was killed when the vehicle went down an embankment south of alpine road. a man who could be the driver was found in the woods nearby a couple hours later. an ambulance took him to stanford hospital. b.a.r.t. trains are running this morning after a judge ordered a 60-day cooling-off period in contract negotiations between the transit agency and its unions. there's still the possible that employees could strike after october 10th if both sides can't reach an agreement on a new contract. let's see how your morning commute is going with leyla gulen. hi, leyla. hi there, kristen. busy morning. dublin along west side 80 san ramon road an accident not causing delays but we are seeing slowdowns making it to the dublin interchange. looking at our drive time traffic, 580, lots of damage on this drive, but we're holding steady at about 30 minutes now westbound out of tracy into dublin. highway 4, 15 minutes antioch to concord, 101 moving along. we'll check in with meteorologist mike nic
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welcome back. 60 if oakland and mountain view, everybody else in the 50s right now. flight arrival delays into sfo of about an hour and 20 minutes because of the low clouds. temperatures 1 to 5 degrees warmer today than yesterday, and the warming trend
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good morning, america! good morning, america. >> that's good. >> carrie, i think you got it down. there she is, carrie underwood. no more practice necessary. she's going to be co-hosting right here with us in a little bit. i guess it's a lifelong dream of hers. we'll have fun with her here at the desk in a little bit. >> a journalism major, she's got this. she's got this. also coming up, the new pictures of usher's little boy, recovering just days after the horrific accident in the family pool. the latest on the custody battle for him right now. and "glee" star lea michele. a surprise public appearance last night. paying a very emotional tribute to cory monteith, speaking for the first time since her
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boyfriend and fellow "glee" star passed away. and then, for years, women have been told how much caffeine we should drink, how much alcohol we should drink, should we exercise or not in pregnancy? a new book is tackling the conventional wisdom. it could turn the rules of pregnancy upside-down. we begin with the latest on usher and his 5-year-old son. the little boy nearly drowned last week in the family pool, but he could be home from the hospital as early as today. abc's steve osunsami is in atlanta with the details. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning, george. the hospital won't confirm whether usher's son is still hospitalized or how long he'll be in treatment. he was supposed to go home over the weekend. when he does leave, the court says he'll leave with his father. from the bedside of her recovering 5-year-old son, tameka raymond sent this.
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saying, he woke up cheefrl, happy and hungry. >> how many nights have you spent at the hospital with your son? >> i have been since 3:50 the day of the accident, and i left this morning at 9:45. i haven't left the hospital. >> i know this is difficult. please -- >> this is ridiculous. this is ridiculous. >> reporter: for nearly two years now, the child's mother and her superstar ex-husband, usher raymond, have fought publicly over their two children, usher and naviyd. last summer, a judge awarded custody to the singer. at an emergency hearing on friday that she called for immediately after the pool accident. >> i need the ambulance. >> reporter: tameka raymond sobbed as she listened to the 911 call. when her son had his hand caught
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in a pool drain eight feet down and was inhailing water. >> i don't know if my son is going to have a brain defect. i don't know that his heart is operating correctly. i don't know that my son is going to be 100% the boy he was before this incident. >> the judge refused to change custody, siding once again with the grammy-award winning singer. who was still wearing the security bracelet from the hospital. he said he was just an exit up the highway and raced home when he learned his son was hurt. >> he didn't want to go to the hospital. and, um -- i did my best to calm him down. >> reporter: usher also defended his aunt, who was home watching the children, and thanked the two contractors who rescued his son. 35-year-old eugene administered cpr. in a phone call, he said that he did what any person would do.
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in court, at the end of the couple's emotional hearing, there was this picture. the singer looking into the eyes of his ex-wife, pleading for the two to work it out. this hearing was just the beginning. the two meet in court yet again at the end of this month to discuss permanent custody arrangements. lara? >> thank you so much, steve osunsami. now, we turn to the story of murder for hire. after 20 years of marriage, a respected bank executive allegedly plotting to kill his estranged wife. he'll be in federal court. his wife now out of hiding and speaking out. abc's gio benitez is here with the details. >> reporter: it was no secret that chris and nancy latham were in the middle of a contentious divorce. they say chris wanted his wife dead and was willing to pay to make it happen. chris latham, once a banker making nearly $700,000, has gone
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from wearing sharp suits to shackles. the 50-year-old seen glancing at his estranged wife, nancy, in court just days ago, will be back in court this morning, accused of trying to take out a hit on her. >> it was difficult to see him walk in in shackles. going through this is almost surreal. >> reporter: latham stands accused of plotting with several others, including his live-in girlfriend, to kill his wife. prosecutors say that he gave accomplices a $5,000 downpayment. gave them photos, maps, his wife's schedule. >> we have been married for 24 years. how do you reconcile the idea that this person hired someone to kill you? >> reporter: when police uncovered the alleged plot this spring, they alerted nancy and her daughters. >> we essentially were in hiding for close to two months. and even now, trying to get our
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lives back, it's incredibly difficult. >> reporter: his attorney told abc news overnight he could not comment. his client has previously denied involvement in the plot, and earlier this year, filed for a protective order against nancy, saying she wanted to harm him. nancy latham denied that charge. she says she's confident that prosecutors have a strong case. >> it's not by any means celebratory. it's not celebratory for my children. i -- um -- it has to be heartbreaking for them. and if it's heartbreaking for my children, it's heartbreaking for me. >> reporter: chris latham and his live-in girlfriend pleaded not guilty to the charges. meanwhile, nancy has also filed a civil lawsuit against him and the three alleged accomplices, accusing her estranged husband of being actively involved. >> what a mess. >> what a mess. the weather also a bit of a mess. ginger zee in for sam this
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morning. fill us in, please. >> it's a hot, muggy mess. we'll call it that. and that's in the south. i have to show you the numbers. places like atlanta today, take in all the gulf air, plopping it down. 91 for the high, jackson, 92. dallas, back up to 101. briefly, i mentioned los angeles has not hit 80 for more than two weeks. this is the coolest start to august, by the way josh, i know this makes you happy that you're not missing out -- >> since 1910. >> that's right. gosh, you're good. he's really good. sacramento warms up to 94. las vegas, by midweek, 103. phoenix, near 110 by wednesday. good morning. it may be cloudy now but sunshine coming out faster today and warmer weather. inland, mid-70s to low 80
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and we're back now at 7:41 with "glee" star lea michele. breaking her silence for the first time since her boyfriend cory monteith's death. abc's linsey davis is here now with the story. good morning to you, linsey. so sad to hear her. >> it really is. good morning to you, lara. a smile on her face, tears in her eyes, and a gold "cory" necklace close to her heart, she surprised many fans at the teen choice awards with this, her first public appearance since her boyfriend's death. >> and the teen choice tv actress comedy is -- >> lea michele! >> reporter: lea michele, the star of "glee" choosing to accept her award in person, less than a month after her on-screen costar and off-screen boyfriend, cory monteith, was found dead of an overdose. >> thank you, guys. thank you.
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i just wanted to be here today, to personally thank all of you and tell everyone out there how much all of your love and support has meant to me over these very past difficult few weeks. >> reporter: in a tearful speech, with her cast mates on stage behind her, the 26-year-old actress talked candidly about her loss. >> and -- i wanted to dedicate this award to cory. [ cheers and applause ] for all of you out there who loved and admired cory as much as i did, i promise that with your love we're going to get through this together. >> lea didn't walk the red carpet, she didn't do media beforehand. nobody knew that she was there. in fact, "glee" won and the cast went up and she wasn't with them. >> reporter: moments earlier, "glee" won the teen choice award for best tv comedy. with cast members using their time at the microphone
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to remember monteith. >> we know that he would have wanted ust to dedicate this to you guys. >> reporter: they talked about moving forward. >> we're fortunate where we come back to a show where we feel the love of family. >> reporter: "glee's" season five goes on. earlier in the week, michele tweeted this photo of herself on the set. and then, tweeting i love him so much. but, overnight, her speech was a raw reminder of a loss being felt personally and by fans worldwide. >> he was very special to me and also to the world. so whether you knew him personally, or just as finn hudson, cory reached out and became a part of all of our hearts. and that's where he'll stay forever. thank you guys so much. thank you. >> reporter: cory still in the hearts of colleagues and "glee" fans. "glee" became shooting season five earlier this week.
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with michele tweeting -- a fitting -- touching tribute last night. >> we're all thinking about her, and looking forward to "glee" season five. thank you so much. and coming up, jennifer aniston's big birthday bash for her fiance justin theroux. could it be a sneak peek at their wedding guest list? and also, "play of the day." going back in the wayback machine. we're going back to the very beginning of play of the day machine. ♪ now, meet our instantly slimming, secretly shaping dresses, skirts and pants. ♪ they slim, smooth, and shamelessly flatter, exactly where it matters. the so slimming collection. so fabulous. only at chico's and chicos.com.
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quaker up. right then, here's "the play of the day." >> oh, let's get in the wayback machine. it is time to step back and look -- let's take a look. the very first "play of the day" if you remember. this was somewhere in south africa. >> this was the first one? >> this was the first one. and we were all horrified. and we remain horrified to this day.
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>> i can't believe we're showing it again. >> but one cyclist apparently didn't see it. >> oh, no. oh, no. >> take a look when this person decided to take his bike and he met -- it's a ram. that's a motorbike. [ bleep ]. >> oh, no. >> he actually -- he wins. i mean -- >> why was he provoking the ram? >> when a ram does that thing with his hoof, that's a clue. he's revving his engines. >> i mean, you would think that, if he could just go, there's another way to go. >> oh, my gosh. >> he just keeps coming. and coming. and coming. >> boy, he goes 0 to 60. >> do we have a life lesson here? >> yeah, we do. mondays are terrible on the mountain top and in the studio.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. the alameda county coroner's office is expected to confirm today whether a body found friday is that of missing oakland resident sandra coke. she was last seen with paroled sex offender and felon randy alana eight days ago. investigators searching for coke found a body near lagoon valley park in vak aville. meteorologist mike nicco, you warming things up? >> a couple degrees warmer today. that seems to be the trend going forward also. good morning, everybody. low to mid-60s on the coast and into san francisco, low to mid-70s around the bay, upper 70s to mid-80s inland. temperatures warmest probably
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[ cheers and applause ] and look at that crowd out there in times square this morning. the rain has stopped for just a little bit. and they're so happy out there. they're kicking off the week with a little carrie underwood. you hearer her right there. our special co-host is right here next to us. this morning. >> looking good over there. >> thank you. >> and sitting in in my usual seat. she'll be bringing "pop news" to us. a very special edition today. we're going to put you to work. this whole hour, you're co-anchoring. and we're also, you know, we're a little competitive here at "good morning america." >> a little? >> a little. not me, but you. so, we're going to play a game with you later. i hope you're up to the challenge.
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>> i am. i heard you cheat. >> george? >> very well-briefed. >> i don't like the word cheating. i just like to call it helping myself. >> expanding the rules, if you will. >> thank you. >> yes, i'm up. it's my turn. we have a very special interview ahead. nba superstar lebron james, one on one with robin, opening up about his career, his role models, and how he's giving back right now. >> can't wait for that. >> he introduced her at the espys. also ahead, all the conventional wisdom we all know about pregnancy turned upside down. a new book challenging the rules about alcohol, caffeine, exercise. what you need to know from someone other than me, because it's nothing i'll ever have to deal with, ever. >> i think this will get a lot of people talking. because it's a myth buster, so to speak. also coming up, jennifer aniston's birthday blowout.
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she had a big party for her fiance, justin theroux. so many a-list stars there. so that got us thinking, could it be a preview of their wedding guest list? >> talk about that in a minute. first, let's get the news from josh. a dramatic scene from the top of the show from the orlando area. that massive sinkhole swallowing a resort villa. it's about ten miles west of disney world. you can see it here. about one-third of the building, the center section has collapsed into the hole. it's about 50 feet deep. this all happened overnight. the 20 people staying there woke up to the sound of cracking. they raced to get out. some people even had to break windows to evacuate their families. at roughly 3:00 a.m., the building finally gave way. the good news here, everyone escaped safely. a nearby villa has also been evacuated as a precaution. the other big story. the weather. the colorado springs area getting swamped by another wave of heavy rain following what you see there. the deadly flash floods over the weekend. muddy water and debris trapping drivers and cars. and killing at least one man.
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this morning, the search will resume for a woman last seen clinging to a tree. ginger will have the complete forecast in just a moment. major legal ruling this morning. being watched by government. the stop and flick policy violated the constitutional rights of thousands in new york. the judge ruled that unfairly untargeted black and hispanic men. attorney general eric holder unveiling what he's calling his prison reform plan today aimed at saving money and reducing overcrowding. and finally, a great play for a great cause. watch the guy in center field. >> he's back. he's back.
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>> oh. >> we're going to look at it again. the center fielder, up and over the wall. >> oh, wow. >> at first, the umpires called it a home run. until they realized they had to reverse it because he made the catch. >> before he went flying? >> yes. it was a whiffle ball tournament in vermont, it raises money for spinal cord research. and i want you to know, that center fielder now, in every dorm room in america, is the hero of heroes. >> it's a little fenway park. >> it's a perfect replica. well-called there, george. again, raising money, a fantastic thing. and a great catch. >> also fantastic, carrie underwood here for "pop news." >> yes. >> look at you. shake it off. let's go. >> a little nervous. now, get ready for a huge "gma" exclusive. we got your very first look at the september issue of "vogue" magazine. the biggest issue of the year. this gorgeous cover features -- >> that's a ten-pounder. >> i know, it is. it's like a dictionary.
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>> i believe you have a prop. >> i do. any guesses? >> george says ten. i'm going 9.95. >> i'm going 5.5. >> four for me. >> oh! >> ginger. >> ginger wins. >> very close. it's like 4.5. >> if i'm the mailman or woman today, i'm calling in sick. that's not fair. >> there's good stuff in it, isn't there? >> jennifer lawrence, she has a stunning photo spread. the oscar-winning actress and animal-loving actress all from photographer mario testino. lawrence shows off her comedy chops, as well. she talked about how she earned her nickname, j. law, and what went wrong when she introduced herself to j. lo. >> today, follow-up free zone. no followups. just keep going, sister. bring it on. it's that time of year for the kids across the country to
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go back the school. one group of students got jamming to remind us all of the all-important message to be on time. they went with a rihanna remix to get the message across. listen to this. ♪ get a move on or i will be late ♪ >> as you can see, they got extra help from seattle seahawks running back marshawn lynch. more "pop news." an animal lover, don't think anything can top this. meet goldie, she'll be hitting the field with the university of tulsa's football field this season. the university ambassador for the golden hurricanes. when i get home from one of those epic long days, all i want is to have a cuddle with my own dogs, ace and penny.
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i know i'm not the only one. i heard about a university in canada that installed a room filled with puppies to provide stress relief for students studying for finals. i thought we could use something like this. i noticed that it's busy, stressful here. >> it's a puppy-filled studio. >> a little puppy love. we have to give a shout-out and thank you to animal care and control of new york city for bringing us the puppies. they're all up for adoption. >> they are? >> they are. >> lara will need an extra car. >> thank you for "pup" news. you're off to a great star. >> are you taking that one home? >> i may. she's shaking. >> we need some weather. >> okay. carrie underwood, everybody. we have to get to the weather. summer taking its own vacation. look at this.
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less humid. temperatures, do you hear the crying? josh consoling the puppies. so nice. chicago dropping off into the low and mid 70s. >> it's going to warm up, little guy. it's going to be warm up. it's going to be okay for chicago. >> low pressure system just shoots north. you get the warm and unfortunate fire danger out west. the severe weather in the heart of the country. god monday morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area microclimate forecast. brighter and warmer temperatures this afternoon. we'll have some late clouds and some coastal drizzle tonight so you may be able to see the meteor shower. summer warmth for the better part of the seven-day forecast. low to mid-60s along the coast into san francisco, 67 at richmond, low to mid-70s around the bay shore and upper 70s to mid-80s as you head inland.
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we'll fa >> and my dog is just wrapped right around josh's leg. we're good. >> we're wrangling. >> thank you, ginger. here's a look at what is coming up on our "gma morning menu." prince william and kate reportedly searching for a royal nanny. you won't believe who the woman might be that cares for prince george. is it safe to drink coffee or alcohol when you're expecting? there's a new book that could bust some myths. and finally, last but not least, robin has an incredible interview with nba superstar lebron james. cannot wait to bring that to you. >> that is all coming up live here on "gma" in times square. >> well done. yeah! [ cheers and applause ] well done. yeah! [ male announcer ] centrum has been a leader in multivitamins
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could this be a preview of the wedding? >> we were hoping it was the wedding. we thought that there was a chance it would be a surprise wedding. in fact, once all those a-listers started to arrive, that's how we got our first tip it wasn't going to be the wedding. jen and justin say, when they get married, it's going to be very small, family, only close friends. no offense to the people we saw arriving yesterday, but they possibly will not be on the list. this was a much more a-list affair than the wedding they're likely to have. they said they want to keep it really small. i don't think quite as many celebs will show up to the wedding. >> but hot and heavy. all is well in the world with their relationship? >> i didn't think 42 was a big year. but maybe it is now. you know? >> yeah.
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>> catered and the whole shebang. >> go ahead. you get right to it. >> i was going to bring up adele. adele, we'll see her on the big screen it looks like? >> possibly. i don't know if i would hold my breath for this. the director of an upcoming spy film has said that he would like to cast adele as the villain. it remains to be seen. >> a megadirector. this is matthew vaughn. he would also like adele, david beckham, and elton john. so, it's nice to have dreams. >> any -- insight on why he's going for nonmovie stars? >> obviously, anything you can do in this crowded market to bring eyes to your film is a good idea. adele making her acting debut would be a big draw. >> i'll say. meanwhile, prince william bringing the royal nanny out of retirement. >> yeah.
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>> i don't think anyone thought they would have zero help. they have public roles. they have to be out there, they have to be traveling. i don't think anybody thought they would be doing it with baby george in a baby bjorn. they need somebody to help. i think the idea that he would bring the woman out of retirement, it's big. >> the nanny would raise the baby? that was in the old days. >> we're not seeing that. certainly bringing somebody out of retirement would indicate they're not hiring someone they want to be there 24/7. >> were you as crazed about the royal baby as we were? >> i definitely watched you. i was interested. like everybody else. >> pouring rain. it is an exciting time, right? >> definitely. >> i love the idea of having
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somebody that you have history with. another level of care. i know a baby is not a possession. >> a little bit of privacy in a private time. >> yes. >> very important. >> kate, thank you for the insight into the world that goes pop. and also, on the "heat index" today, challenging the conventional wisdom of pregnancy. what is really on or off-limits for women who are expecting? for years, we have all heard about alcohol, caffeine, exercise, what you should and shouldn't be doing. a new book, it's called "expecting better." it looked at research. abc's paula faris has more. >> reporter: with all the rules and questions, how can any woman truly know what to expect when you're expecting. who is this guy? now, one chicago economist says some of the age-old pregnancy dos and don'ts may not be true.
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emily oster, author of "expecting better" used her love of statistics to go through pregnancy studieses and came to her own conclusion. >> i found the conflicting advice overwhelming. >> reporter: rule number one. that's not true. >> maybe glass of wine a day is not dangerous. >> reporter: rule number two, pregnant women should cut out their morning cup of joe. oster says, not true. >> i found that caffeine in moderation is also fine. something like, two to four cups a day depending on how cautious you want to be. >> reporter: rule three, adding a little life to your yard could harm your baby. true, says oster. >> some increase in birth defect if you do outdoor gardening
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while pregnant. >> reporter: she's not a medical doctor. many obstetricians disagree with her collective findings. especially on alcohol. >> there is no amount of alcohol in pregnancy that should be considered safe. anything the mother ingests goes there the placenta, through the bloodstream, to the fetus. >> reporter: oster hopes pregnant women draw their on conclusions. >> i think it's important for women to take their pregnancies into their own hands and make good decisions for themselves. >> emily oster's book, "expecting better," why the conventional pregnancy wisdom is wrong and what you really need to know hits the shelves august 20th. and we need to bring dr. jennifer ashton in now to talk about this. >> in general, it's important
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for people to understand, there's a lot more to practicing medicine than crunching numbers. what are the risks of doing something? what are the risks of not doing something? the benefits of doing something? the benefits of not doing it? and then some options. >> i want to ask you about the alcohol thing. for so many women, it's good-bye to alcohol for nine months. as soon as you find out that you're pregnant. that is a bold statement that you could have up to one glass a day? >> to say the least. and obstetricians and midwifes are going to be doing damage control. i think, to some extent. fun fact, we used to use alcohol to stop preterm contractions. so, this is an example of quantity, how much you're talking about and there may be contradictory data about the risks. but there is no data about the benefits for a baby. since it's an optional thing, a doctor would say, if you want
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to have one or two drinks at the end of your pregnancy, it's okay. but one drink a day? >> what about exercise? >> if you want to exercise, pregnant or nonpregnant. >> all the way? >> absolutely. >> the woman makes the decision. >> happy to have a role right there. >> there you go, josh. >> the men have a big role in pregnancy, josh, fyi. >> i find out late in the game. up next, two-time nba champ lebron james. you remember this wonderful moment this year's espys in l.a. a bit ago. not that moment. i got her up on stage. and then, lebron taking robin to the mike when she gave a speech to accept the arthur ashe courage award. in an abc news exclusive, robin sat down with james in his hometown.
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>> you're going to have to make a choice coming up with your contract. what goes into the decisionmaking process? >> i'm happy now. being in miami. winning two championships in a row. hopefully, everything works out. when that time comes upon us, i'll tackle that. happiness in life and what you do makes it easier to show up every day. >> and you take great pride in being a professional athlete. and it's not something that you take lightly or for granted. >> you can't. i don't believe you can take it for granted. because there's not that many make it. >> why do you look at me like that? why? why do you have to hurt me like that? what? i wanted it, i wanted it, king james. >> i don't think you turned out too bad at all. >> it was okay. >> what you can do, you can do for another 30 years. i thing i probably got another -- maybe, ten, less than ten. my clock is winding.
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>> do you think about that sometimes? even though you're at the height of what you're doing, you know there's a finite -- >> absolutely. absolutely. the day i started being a professional athlete, i knew. this is the longest shortest job, career, you can have. after i'm done, i still have another 45, if i'm lucky, please, knock on wood, i could still live my life. >> and we see what is going on in major league baseball. all the suspensions. alex rodriguez, the highest paid baseball player with the lengthy suspension like that for performance-enhancing drugs. what kind of message does that send? >> it sends a bad message. it's unfortunate that we have a story like alex rodriguez. you never like to see controversy. it's a direct effect to the kids coming after us. so many kids look up to us to do what is right. >> who were your role models? >> well, my mother was definitely number one on my list. no matter what i was going
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through, she always kind of kept the outside away from me. i have no idea how she did it. i still, to this day, have not asked her. she did do it. it was amazing. and, also, michael jordan was high as well. he gave me a dream that i could possibly reach some day. i wanted to be able to fly in the air and make game-winning shots and stick my tongue out at the wrong time. >> and all that. >> i'm honored to present the arthur ashe award for courage to the most beautiful, strong woman i have ever been around, miss robin roberts. [ cheers and applause ] >> and thank you, again, for the espys. for what you said, how you said it, your presence. you took off your sunglasses. i was like, he took off his sun glasses. he means business. but being there at the espys. congratulations. >> and you as well. >> thank you. what is it like to be recognized among your peers? >> it means a lot to me.
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it means that i'm holding up my end of the bargain. >> he sure has. there's a reason he's the face of the league. he's been headed there since a freshman in high school. terrific. see more of robin's -- >> i loved watching them talk. a lot of chemistry. >> we learn more tomorrow. carrie, what is up next? we're going to go behind the scenes of the cma music festival. there's my buddy, brad paisley. who was a big part of it. we'll tell you all about it coming up next. >> cannot wait to hear some dish from carrie on brad paisley. >> i have a lot. >> i bet you do. that's all coming up on "gma." kicking off this week, monday morning. one more look at everybody outside. >> half hour left, carrie, half hour left. >> doing great, girl. great, girl.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. authorities will be questioning a man at stanford hospital this morning to see if he was involved in a fatal party bus crash. it killed a male passenger late last night. investigators could not find the drive when they got there, but a man was later found walking in the area nearby. an ambulance took him to stanford hospital. attorney general eric holder is expected to talk about major policy reforms in federal drug sentencing guidelines when he addresses the american bar association meeting in san francisco this morning. holder will talk about the justice department's plan to change how it prosecutes nonviolent drug offenders, which could include no more mandatory prison time. former secretary of state
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hillary clinton will also be at a mos coneny center event. she'll speak this afternoon after getting the aba medal, the bar association's highest honor. she is being recognized for her service and contribution to the american legal system. a check on your morning commute with leyla gulen. >> hi there, kristen. a couple problems on willow pass road, one on highway 4 involving a car and a barrel is in the roadway blocking a lane. westbound highway 4 at willow pass road, some delays there heading in the westbound direction. the other accident is on southbound 680 at willow e pass road. so far not seeing any delays, only south of there as you head into pleasant hills. kristen? >> thanks. a check on you
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good morning. still cloudy in many areas but temperatures are rising. san ramon, livermore, fremont, antioch, 65, the rest of us in the mid to upper 50s like san francisco at 55.
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our roof cam, you can see the cloud cover getting a little diffused. 1 to 5 degrees warmer than [ cheers and applause ] hello to everyone out there th in times square this morning. happy monday morning. it's happy inside because we have carrie underwood here with us. all morning long. a special guest co-host. are you having fun? >> yes. you guys got a tough gig here. i respect you so much more now. not that i didn't before. just so much more. >> everything you dreamed and more? >> we have to put you to work. introduce the next segment. >> thank you, yes. >> there you go. right in the middle. >> move up, guys. >> they gotta -- this isn't my fault. don't blame this on the newby. >> you know what?
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>> it's all about the "gma" success. >> what i think most of us want to do is say thank you for the great music. truly inspiring. your voice. i loved hearing you were actually a journalism major in college. what a right turn you have made into a career that has taken you on the blown away tour. you just finished 110 cities. if you were not lucky enough to be at one of those, dvd comes out tomorrow. the "blown away" dvd -- tour dvd comes out tomorrow. so that's a must purchase for me. i just love your music. >> thank you. we had so much fun on the tour and putting together the dvd. >> you kicked blown away off with us. >> i did. it was raining. it was so much fun. >> you had some serious sexy pants. i need to know, girl to girl,
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and viewer to girl, when you're on a tour that takes you to 110 city, how do you stay comfortable and relaxed? what do you need to have with you to stay focused and happy? >> i take my dogs everywhere. pretty much. trying to make life as normal as possible. we live on a bus. weird lives. what city am i in? what time, what day? >> do you talk to your husband a lot? ment i do. i try to schedule my tour time around his hockey time, so we -- we're both gone. he's going to be gone any way, i might as well be gone, too. >> you've been venturing out on twitter with causes you feel strongly about. somewhat the reaction? you have a lot of followers. >> it's been positive. i would never comment on anything that i'm not very educated on. because that, you know, when
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people start saying stuff before they have read everything and know everything about the subject they're talking about, it can get, you know, just dicey. so i make sure i know what i'm talking about, know everything there is to know on the subject and hope that people agree or at least can understand where i'm coming from. >> what is stirring your passions now? >> oh, gosh. i don't know. i try to just stay decently up to speed on most -- most topics. >> great. now you're ready to get to work? >> yes, i am. >> the cma music fest. introduce away. >> i'm happy to. it's all about one of my favorite things. cma music fest. when musicians get a chance to meet fans and perform in settings big and shall. this year, the wonderful little big town are hosting tonight's abc special on the cma fest. more on that in a minute. first, behind the scenes of the
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festival with rachel smith. ♪ long as i live >> reporter: it's country music's most important week of the year. the cma musing fest. what gets you coming out year after year for the fans? >> it's all about the fans. without the fans, it's just one big long sound check, isn't it? >> reporter: and in a sign of the times, ronnie dunn faced a flash mob. >> the rules are there are no rules anymore. >> it's our chance to say thank you. >> we jumped at every opportunity to hang out and sign. >> reporter: artists like "dancing with the stars" champ kellie pickler, this week is a homecoming. >> so honored that the country music hall of fame asked me if i would donate my outfits and the mirror ball trophy. i was like, absolutely. are you kidding me?
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>> it's the best feeling in the world. >> people that we have loved for so long, admire them, just getting to meet them. >> i was like -- >> i think this is our fourth year. every year, they have given us more and more time on the stage. >> reporter: this year, a surprise genre-bending jam session. >> i love collaborating with people. >> i had a great time. he has great mu zigss and song writers. >> reporter: meanwhile, jake owen is juggling daddy duty. >> i changed a couple of diapers today. i don't mind the number one. >> reporter: but the number two is a different story? >> i go here you go, mama. >> reporter: duck dynasty doped by. >> we have our christmas album coming out. >> reporter: so i hear. >> our fans are known as being so loyal. >> reporter: and the dynamic duo
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of carrie underwood and brad paisley have co-hosted five times. >> there's still nerves there. if you're not nervous, you don't care. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, nashville. >> you can see so many trif irk performances on a very big special, "cma muzic festival, country's night to rock" tonight at 8:00, 7:00 central on abc. one final check of the weather with ginger. >> where is ginger? >> right out here. we're so looking forward to that tonight. these folks are from oklahoma. they can't wait to say hi to carrie. where from? >> norman, oklahoma. >> let's get to the twitter pictures. more storms that are on the way today. the severe weather area in the deep red color. garden city, wichita, tulsa.
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the next 48 hours of rain. memphis, right i good morning. it may be cloudy now but sunshine coming out faster today and warmer weather. inland, mid-70s to >> this weather report is brought to you by nutella. you love carrie underwood. >> yes. >> they can't wait to say hello to her. josh, over to you. >> i'm with one of america's best soccer players, clint dempsey. back in the mls, signing with the seattle sounders. the current captain of the men's team. last year, voted u.s. soccer man of the year for the third time. great moment for me. welcome back. what went into you returning to
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mls? >> yeah, i got that experience of going over there, testing myself against some of the best players in the world. i feel like i was able to do a good job there. got the itch to get back to the states and be around family a little bit more. wanted to come back to mls in my prime. >> i'll miss you on saturday mornings. but welcome back. the u.s. national team won the gold cup. beating teams that the u.s. should be beating the the world cup about a year away, what does the team need to focus on? >> the next four games. win at least one. with one game, we pretty much book our ticket to brazil. >> you did return to seattle. the sounders, along with the timbers, it's a hot bed up there. 67,000 will be packing quest field in seattle.
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what will it abe reiclike to re? >> some of the best fans in attendance. the rivalry for a home opener will be great. the reception i got before the game against dallas, it felt like a movie. i'm just looking forward to it. hopefully helping the team win the mls cup. >> h my twitter followers know how much this interview meant. welcome home. >> appreciate it. jane fonda playing nancy
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[ cheers and applause ] lee daniels' the butler boasts six oscar winners, including forest whitaker, oprah winfrey, and jane fonda as fancy reagan. take a look. >> i would like to invite you to
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the state dinner next week. >> i'm going to be there. >> no, not as a -- not as a butler, cecil. i'm inviting you as a guest. >> but the president prefers me to serve him personally. >> don't you worry about ronny. i'll take care of that. we'll see you next week. you and your wife. >> my wife? >> it's gloria, yes? >> yes, ma'am. >> and we're so delighted to have jane fonda with us this morning. welcome to "good morning america." >> good to be here. nice to see you. >> what was that like the play the iconic nancy reagan? >> it was great. it was fun. it's a big responsibility. >> how do you feel having seen it? >> she told friends of minithat know her that she was happy i was playing her. i think she'll be pleased. because that really did happen. she really did invite the butler. she was like a chief of staff. she was the one that wanted to
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have the summit with the russians and, you know, a smart woman. i was nervous because i really wanted to do my little thing properly for her. what i did study was her speech inflections and how she talks. >> it is remarkable. it's not a big role, but it's very impactful. >> i just wanted to be in the movie. i love it so much. it's an important movie. you do learn a tremendous about in the course of the movie. you get taken in as a human being whatever your race or et nis si into the story. and -- just totally absorbed. >> what was it like being on the set with all the incredible agenters. an extraordinary group of people. were you able to spend time and bond? >> yeah. inspite of how long i've been in the business and how old i am, when i'm in a situation like that, i feel like a tieenager. i was only there a day and a
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half. it was jam-packed with excitement. >> oprah is outstanding. >> let's talk about oprah. i forgot it was her. when you're oprah, it is hard to disappear. she looked so wonderful. hard-drinking, hard-partying party girl. >> seeing her with a cigarette. congratulations on your emmy nomination for "the news room." what a blast to be there, too. >> wait until you see what happens to my character at tepid of the second season. >> oh, stop it. >> so much fun. >> leona lansing is the character. you own the show. who to you model it after? >> you think rupert murdoch mare fa -- marinated in ted turner, my
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favorite ex-husband. >> in an interview, you said lee leona probably slept with a lot of people. >> when somebody is that powerful, there's a lot of testosterone. usually a big sex drive. i used to think that someone like that wouldn't have time. then i met ted. >> you find the time. >> you find the time. leona finds the time. >> "the butler." fantastic film. jane fonda, thank you for visiting and all the wonderful work you did on "the news room." i would shake your hand but -- how about a high five. check it out. lee daniels' "the butler." in the theaters on friday. stay here. we're putting carrie underwood's
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we have enjoyed having carrie underwood here all morning long as our special guest co-host. you're called jukebox carrie because of your knowledge of all music. >> oh, great. >> now there's too much pressure. too much pressure. >> here we go. it's skinny mike time. jukebox carrie, we would love to meet our lovely contestants. we'll do that another time. are you ready? buzz in when you recognize the song. this song, a huge hit in 1990 for a group you could call a new edition of a popular boy band. let's hear it? >> poison. >> there you go. carrie underwood. never trust a big butt and a smile. >> exactly. >> everyone less followup here. >> you said a new edition. i threw me. >> a song that really -- knocked
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it out of the park. ♪ [ bell rings ] >> i can't believe it took me that long the get my own song. it's embarrassing. >> that is correct. >> i got poison before my own song. >> i did this one, i recognize. oh, yeah, right. number three. wow. here's a famous singer song there the days before the singer was in vogue. ♪ on my life >> lara spencer ♪ want to want me but you can't let go ♪ >> madonna. >> yes, but we need the name of the song. >> burning up for your love. >> yes. george with work to do. >> i'm the old man here.
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>> a supreme superstar. [ bell rings ] >> oh, no, i don't know it. ♪ winter's calm >> go for it. >> do you know it? >> no. [ bell rings ] >> we can't give you a minute and a half to come up with an answer. next song, it was a smash hit a couple of years back when it was featured in a trident commercial. ♪ >> carrie? >> hello? >> carrie's got it. i kind of got it, right? ♪ hello hello >> who sings that? >> martin sullivan. old school again. this was a hit, a hot one, you could say in 1963.
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♪ sometimes i see his face >> i did what they told me to do. >> we need an answer. ♪ filled with desire >> heat wave! whoo! i had to get there. >> can i just say -- >> no, we gotta get through it. how about we fast forward to a song sung by a colorful group had romance's number. >> maroon 5. >> with? ♪ going to make you feel beautiful ♪ >> there's a with? >> she will wibe loved. >> i think there's a record set by carrie underwood now. >> george, where are you? >> do we have time for one more? >> this is not my sport.
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>> we'll be right back to give carrie her own trophy. [ cheers and applause ]
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well, we found it or the score. and winning by a combined score of 2006 to 2, carrie underwood.
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>> well deserved. >> thank you. i would like the thank the academy. >> thank you so much. >> this will go right next to other awesome awards. >> everybody, carrie underwood. >> all of you at home, get a dvd, her dvd, blown away, comes out tomorrow. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> have a great day. so long, everybody.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. b.a.r.t. trains are running today after a judge ordered a 60-day cooling-off period in contract negotiations. there's still a possibility employees could go on strike after october 10th if there's no new agreement. still kind of cloudy. mike, what's going on with the weather? >> a few areas starting to see the clouds dispatz in east and south bay. mid to upper 70s in the south bay and also in the northbound with 60s along the coast in san francisco. your accuweather seven-day forecast, warming trend continues through thursday, a little pullback before more warmth this weekend. ley leyla? we have two crashes in the same area, southbound along the nimitz as you approach whipple roe road, and that is where we have seven miles of backup as a
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result. 37 miles per hour your top speed. due to mechanical problems, b.a.r.t. has delays on the concord and richmond announcer: it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, emmy-nominated actor, jeff daniels. and from the new film, "austenland", and the series two broke "girls," jen. plus, "king & maxwell" star rebecca romijn takes a seat at the co-host desk. all next on "live." now, here are michael strahan and rebecca romijn! [cheers and applause]